A selection of new science articles from the past week of interest to the SPARC community (a SPARC Office choice).
Possible implications of enhanced chlorofluorocarbon-11 concentrations on ozone. By M. Dameris, P. Jöckel and M. Nützel in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Observed changes in Brewer–Dobson circulation for 1980–2018. By Q. Fu et al. in the Environmental Research Letters.
The role of zonally averaged climate change in contributing to inter-model spread in CMIP5 predicted local precipitation changes. By C.I. Garfinkel et al. in the Journal of the Climate.
The Detailed Dynamics of the June–August Hadley Cell. By B.J. Hoskins, G.-Y. Yang, and R.M. Fonseca in the Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society.
Assessment of Atmospheric Reanalyses with Independent Observations in the Weddell Sea, the Antarctic. By M.O. Jonassen et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
The Buffer Zone of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation. By A. Match and S. Fueglistaler in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Spring Aleutian Low weakening and surface cooling trend in northwest North America during recent decades. By C. Sun et al. in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.
Discussion papers – open for comment:
Decreases in wintertime total column ozone over the Tibetan Plateau during 1979–2017. By Y. Li et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.
Observational evidence of moistening the lowermost stratosphere via isentropic mixing across the subtropical jet. By J. Langille et al. in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.